Category: Education

Prevent Blindness America has designated February as Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month. This is an effort to help educate patients about the symptoms, risk factors, and treatment options for this disease among older Americans. Age-Related Macular Degeneration, also known as AMD, is a disease that affects part of the back of the eye called the […]

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month and we would like to share some general information about this disease which can silently steal sight. Glaucoma is an eye disease that develops when the optic nerve becomes damaged.  It damages vision and can lead to full blindness over time if left untreated.  It is very often symptom-less […]

Did you know that diabetes can harm your eyes and even cause blindness? Diabetic retinopathy is the most common eye disease and the leading cause of blindness in Americans between 20 and 74 years of age. Don’t panic, though! There are steps you can take to keep your eyes healthy. Get a dilated, diabetic eye […]

Are you looking for a scarier look this Halloween? Do you already wear contact lenses? If so, switching to a costume contact lens is an easy adjustment! Informing your technician of your interest will allow us to provide ADDITIONAL choices during your examination and fitting. However, for those who do not wear contact lenses currently […]

Today, sports eye-wear can be spotted on almost anyone who picks up a ball, bat, racquet or stick from the major leagues to Little League. Fortunately, coaches, parents and players now realize that wearing protective eye-wear for sports pays off in several ways. Eye injuries are the leading cause of blindness in children in the […]